will begin recording their third album early next year, according to a recent interview between Jamie XX
and Swedish festival website Festivalrykten
, Consequence of Sound
reports.While the band's been busy playing the festival circuit, contributing to "The Great Gatsby
" soundtrack, and unveiling new remixes and covers, this week marks the first anniversary of their sophomore album, "Coexist
."Before the group's performance at Stockholm's Popaganda Festival
last Friday, Jamie xx spoke about their upcoming plans:"We are working on some new songs right now, we have a couple of demos and some sounds,"
he said, per a translation provided by Festivalrykten. "After finishing this tour, we will be doing some separate things, I'll produce and DJ, but we will get back together after New Year's and start recording our third album."
Back in April, singer/bassist Oliver Sim
that the new album would feature stronger vocals from Romy Madley Croft
. "Romy's voice has grown a lot just from singing everyday. I hear it and it's beautiful to hear."